Insights

Opinion, Analysis, and Custom Research designed to deliver alpha to the DailyAlts community of readers and analysts.



Top Story

Former Hedge Fund Manager Tom Steyer Would Like to Be President

Who is Tom Steyer

Tom Steyer, the energy-investing billionaire turned environmentalist “anti-billionaire,” hit the debate stage for the first time this week. The 62-year-old hedge fund manager turned activist has called for Donald Trump’s impeachment. He has also pledged $100 million of his own money for the Democratic nomination.

Read more

DailyAlts Newsletters

Subscribe to DailyAlts Newsletters. Get breaking alternatives investment news, insight, and commentary right to your inbox.



Former Hedge Fund Manager Tom Steyer Would Like to Be President
October 17, 2019

Tom Steyer, the energy-investing billionaire turned environmentalist “anti-billionaire,” hit the debate stage for the first time this week. The 62-year-old hedge fund manager turned activist has called for Donald Trump’s…

The DailyAlts Playbook – October 17, 2019
October 17, 2019

THE DAILYALTS PLAYBOOK October 17, 2019 Today, the DailyAlts Playbook talks about a Brexit Deal, Questions about ESG and China, Elizabeth Warren’s unsurprising announcement on finances, and just how rich…

Melvin: Are Community Banks an Alternative Investment?
October 15, 2019

Are community banks alternative investments? That question requires a deeper understanding of liquidity, structure, and broader market correlation. Before we start, it’s worth noting that the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst…

SEC Increases Teacher Investment Outreach
October 15, 2019

The SEC announced a new investment outreach effort for public school educators. The agency has launched a series of podcasts, educational tools, and more to help provide insight into retirement…

Baker McKenzie: Prepare for a Downturn in M&A
October 15, 2019

The Chicago-based law firm issues its key projections for 2020 Baker McKenzie released its latest report, Global Transactions Forecast 2020: Powering Through the Downturn. The report addresses topics around M&A…

French Pension Fund Dodges U.S. Treasury Market
October 15, 2019

ESG Concerns Shun the World’s Most Liquid Market A French pension fund and several other ESG funds are shunning the U.S. Treasury market. The funds found fault this week with…

Book Review: What It Takes: Lessons in the Pursuit of Excellence
October 14, 2019

Tim Melvin Review’s Stephen A. Schwarzman’s Memoir “What It Takes: Lessons in the Pursuit of Excellence” is a new book by Stephen A. Schwarzman of Blackstone. I read it cover…

Kroll Bond Rating Agency Conference Recap in New York City
October 11, 2019

The Kroll Bond Rating Agency and New York University’s Stern School of Business joined forces recently to hold their very first credit conference. The conference included keynote talks from several…

Here’s What Negative Interest Rates Would Do to the Community Banking Industry
October 10, 2019

Negative interest rates have generated a lot of noise in Europe and Asia. What would happen if the Federal Reserve adopted negative interest rates? That was the subject of a…

Melvin: What People Are Getting Wrong About The Private Equity Buyout Study
October 9, 2019

The Economic Effects of Private Equity Buyouts is a study generating a lot of headlines. These headlines would suggest that private equity has negative impacts on the companies they buy,…